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Survey the Status of Self–Actualization and the Related Factors among Students of Golestan University of Medical Sciences in 2015
A Sanagu *, A Taghavee, N Behnampoor, F Baiky
Education Development Office, nursing dept, Golestan University of Medical Sciences,Gorgan, Iran.
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Introduction: Self - actualization is desire to get better of what one is and what it would be based on his /her own capability. Since self -Actualization is one of mental health components this research  aimed to study the Status of Self-Actualization and demographic Factors among Students of Golestan University of Medical Sciences

Methods: This descriptive-analytical research has been done on 316 students of faculties of Nursing and Midwifery, medical, paramedical and health of Golestan University of Medical Sciences through non-probability sampling in 2015. Data was collected by self-actualization beliefs questionnaire and was analyzed Using descriptive and analytical  statistics (frequency and percentage) , (Kruskal-Wallis and chi-square) respectively through SPSS software.

Findings: the average age of students was (20.91 ± 1.794) and 78.1 % of the students were female,  also , Ethnicity of  57.5% students were fars. Students self-actualization beliefs show 14.2% of ideas as excellent, 5.59 % as great idea , 21.8 % and 4.4 % as adjusted and barriers beliefs respectively. There was a significant correlation between studentschr('39') self-actualization and sex (p=0.007) also self-  actualization  and field of study(P=0.042)  as well as place of living (P=0.064)

Conclusion: The status of self–actualization of most students were at good and excellent level but self–actualization was higher in medical and girl students that live in dormitories  .

Keywords: self-actualization, students, university, medical sciences.
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Sanagu A, Taghavee A, Behnampoor N, Baiky F. Survey the Status of Self–Actualization and the Related Factors among Students of Golestan University of Medical Sciences in 2015. rme. 2016; 8 (1) :22-28
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